Measuring project success in local government

Austin Morris, Sara Wilkinson, Chivonne Algeo, Damian Candusso

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    Abstract

    Local government (councils) in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, are responsible
    for the management and delivery of projects in various fields such as: information
    technology; engineering; and planning. Council budgets for capital works can vary
    from less than 2 million ($AUD) in smaller councils to over one hundred million
    ($AUD) in large city councils. Although projects are publicised and promoted as
    examples of effective local government, operations often comprise the bulk of the
    statutory reporting requirements. One reason for the preference of operational
    reporting over project reporting is the difficulty associated in measuring the success of projects. This paper will discuss the issues local government project managers must consider to determine if their project is a success.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationUnder New Management Innovating for sustainable and just futures
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 30th annual Australian New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 2016)
    PublisherAustralian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)
    Pages1-14
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Electronic)9780987596888
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    EventAustralian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2016: Under New Management: Innovation for Sustainable and Just Furtures - QUT Business School, Brisbane, Australia
    Duration: 6 Dec 20169 Dec 2016
    Conference number: 30th
    https://anzam2016.com/

    Conference

    ConferenceAustralian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference 2016
    Abbreviated titleANZAM 2016
    CountryAustralia
    CityBrisbane
    Period6/12/169/12/16
    Internet address

    Keywords

    • project management
    • project success
    • local government
    • New South Wales
    • Australia

    Cite this

    Morris, A., Wilkinson, S., Algeo, C., & Candusso, D. (2016). Measuring project success in local government. In Under New Management Innovating for sustainable and just futures: Proceedings of the 30th annual Australian New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 2016) (pp. 1-14). Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM).
    Morris, Austin ; Wilkinson, Sara ; Algeo, Chivonne ; Candusso, Damian. / Measuring project success in local government. Under New Management Innovating for sustainable and just futures: Proceedings of the 30th annual Australian New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 2016). Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), 2016. pp. 1-14
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    Morris A, Wilkinson S, Algeo C, Candusso D. Measuring project success in local government. In Under New Management Innovating for sustainable and just futures: Proceedings of the 30th annual Australian New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 2016). Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM). 2016. p. 1-14